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2014 Benetti  137ft / 41.9m


$192,000/ week
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NELA Yacht Charter

NELA currently registered in Malta is actively available for charter in several cruising destinations.

The luxury motor yacht NELA, previously named SOY AMOR, was built by Benetti and delivered to her owner in 2014, she later underwent a refit in 2021.

The exterior of NELA is designed by Stefano Righini.

The 137ft / 41.9m NELA has been constructed with a grp hull and is powered by 2x CAT C32 Acert at 1450hp each with a cruising speed of 11 knots and a top speed of 15 knots.

Charter guest accommodation

NELA has been designed to comfortably accommodate up to 10 charter guests in 5 suites.

The guest cabins comprise 2 VIP suites with a king size bed and en-suite bathroom facilities, a cabin with a double bed and en-suite bathroom facilities, a primary suite with a king size bed and en-suite bathroom facilities located on the main deck and a cabin with a twin bed and en-suite bathroom facilities.

Your luxury charter crew

Your luxury charter on board motor yacht NELA will be managed by the crew of 9 including the captain.

The crew will ensure you have a relaxed and enjoyable charter experience with all of your needs catered for while on board.

The 9 crew have their own separate crew quarters located on the lower deck allowing guests to enjoy increased levels of privacy.

Amenities & Entertainment

Amenities on board for the charter guests include Air Conditioning, BBQ, Beach club, Bow Thruster, Crane, Ice maker, Indoor audio system, iPod dock, Outdoor audio system, Outdoor Bar, Satellite radio, Satellite TV, Stabilizers, Stabilizers At Anchor, Sun pads, Sun Deck, Sun loungers, Swim platform, Tender Garage, TV all cabins, TV outdoor, TV saloon and Wi-Fi.

An extensive list of further amenities and water toys can be seen under the features and amenities section.

Yacht charter destinations

NELA is Currently cruising in the East Mediterranean and the West Mediterranean.

Sample itineraries for the cruising destinations can be supplied by your professional charter broker allowing you to plan your luxury yacht charter vacation in detail.



  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Beach club
  • Bow Thruster
  • Crane
  • Ice maker
  • Indoor audio system
  • iPod dock
  • Outdoor audio system
  • Outdoor Bar
  • Satellite radio
  • Satellite TV
  • Stabilisers
  • Stabilizers At Anchor
  • Sun Pads
  • Sun Deck
  • Sun loungers
  • Swim platform
  • Tender Garage
  • TV all cabins
  • TV outdoor
  • TV saloon
  • Wi-Fi

Water Toys

  • Inflatable Watertoys
  • Flyboard
  • Jet Surf
  • Jet Skis (standup)
  • Kayaks
  • Kneeboard
  • Seabobs
  • Wakeboard
  • Water skis - adult


  • Scuba Diving Equipment
  • Snorkeling Gear
  • Underwater lighting


  • 1x RIB
  • 1x Rescue Tender


Marc Van Loon

Marc Van Loon

Captain Marc has more than 25 years of experience. He was working on various vessels and sailing in South America, Caribbean, East Coast USA, West Coast Africa and Europe.
Honest, organized and friendly, Marc has a strong sense of responsibility for the safety and wellbeing of his ship, crew and guests onboard.

Tyla Vorster

Tyla Vorster is a highly experienced employee in the yachting industry, having developed skills in all aspects of the interior department, including training and encouraging other stewardesses to excel. She has the ability to provide excellent service while maintaining a problem-solving and positive atmosphere. With a keen eye for detail and self-motivation to exceed targets and goals, she takes pride in her work and truly enjoys what she does. Tyla has a background in hospitality, as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Communication and Marketing. Choosing to pursue a career in the yachting industry, her goal is to continue learning and growing in her profession, working alongside multinational crews that are equally committed to offering tailor-made, memorable experiences to each guest.


Evgeniy, born in Germany and raised in Odessa, fulfilled his dream of becoming an engineer after graduating from Odesa National Maritime University. With a passion for yachts, he has been working in the industry for 14 years, spending the last 3 years on board NELA.
When he’s not at sea, Evgeniy cherishes moments with his wife and kids.

Pavel Tsyganenko

Pavel Tsyganenko possesses remarkable organizational skills, boundless energy, and a strong sense of responsibility. He thrives in collaborative work settings, cherishing interactions with colleagues and charter guests. For the past two years, Pavel has been working on board NELA, where he is known for fostering a warm and inclusive atmosphere. Beyond his maritime pursuits, Pavel finds joy in working in a friendly environment, exploring new destinations, and communicating with people.

Jonathan is a highly organized individual known for his trustworthiness, excellent communication skills, and hard work. Having grown up on the coast, Jonathan has extensive experience with the sea, including life rescue, free diving, deep-sea fishing, water sports, and other water-based activities.

Andrew Arnott is a determined and professional deckhand from a small coastal town
in South Africa. Up until now, his life has been filled with boating, fishing, and water
sports. With his strong work ethic and commitment, he has proved to be a hard worker
and has gained a reputation as an excellent deckhand. Over the last four years, he
has been preparing himself by learning everything from building boats to stripping
outboard motors and reassembling them. Andrew has now completed his first year
working on a charter yacht and is ready to continue working his way up toward becoming
a Captain. He is very eager to learn upon joining a boat and has always respected
his leaders. He has shown himself to be a very enthusiastic, helpful, and active worker.


Nikita Cartwright is an energetic and reliable stewardess who entered the yachting industry with full confidence and eagerness to prove herself. She is always ready to share the skills that make her stand out as a stewardess in all areas of the interior, aiming to progressively build her knowledge and grow in her role, stepping up as a strong leader when required. Nikita has been working within the yachting industry for over a year and is excited to continue evolving in her role as a second stewardess on board NELA. Both onshore and offshore, her dedication to her endeavors has enabled her to achieve high standards of service and enhance her ability to adapt to ensure maximum satisfaction for all customers, regardless of the task. Nikita stands out for her energy and activity, demonstrating the drive and passion she possesses.


With over 10 years of experience working on both private and charter yachts, and over 5 years of working in some of the most esteemed Michelin-starred restaurants in the UK, Ernesto brings a unique and mature style of cooking with an abundance of creativity and flair. He is able to adapt to a wide range of requirements and create an unforgettable culinary experience for charter guests.


Frequently Asked Questions

How much to charter NELA?

NELA has a weekly charter price starting at €178,000 and an estimated daily charter price of €29,700.

NELA can accommodate 10 sleeping guests on board in 5 cabins, with the ability to cruise with up to 12 guests and entertain groups up to 12 guests while at anchor or moored at a marina.

NELA was last seen in Amalfi Coast.

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Yacht nameNELA
Prior nameSOY AMOR
Speed (cruising)20.4kph / 11kn
Speed (max)27.8kph / 15kn
Engine2x CAT C32 Acert at 1450hp each
DesignerStefano Righini